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Q&A: Why did Dropbox Stop Copying/Synchronizing my Files?

My client who has AlwaysUp for Dropbox running on his server informed me that his files stopped syncing. I created a test file in their folder that is supposed to be syncing and sure enough, it was not working. I … Continue reading

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Q&A: I created a Windows Service with SC. Why won’t it Start?

  I installed my program as a Windows Service using the SC command. The result was “CreateService SUCCESS”, and my service is listed with all the others so I know it worked. But whenever I try to start the service, the … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why is the Stop Button Disabled for my Windows Service?

I want to stop a running service but can’t because the Stop button is grayed out. I am logged into an Administrator account and all other user accounts are logged off. Any ideas why I may be unable to stop … Continue reading

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Q&A: What’s the difference between a Windows Service and a Web Service?

I see that your website has a lot of information about Windows Services and you also make AlwaysUp Web Service. How is a Windows Service different than a Web Service? When would I use one over the other? I’m new … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why doesn’t “Allow service to interact with desktop” work?

  Our legacy Windows Service shows an alert box when it fails to print a document on our server 2012 R2 controller. I went into the service, clicked on the properties and set it to be able to interact with the … Continue reading

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